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What are Air-Purifying Respirators?

Air-purifying respirators (APRs) work by removing gases, vapors, aerosols (droplets and solid particles), or a combination of contaminants from the air through the use of filters, cartridges, or canisters. These respirators do not supply oxygen and therefore cannot be used in an atmosphere that is oxygen-deficient or immediately dangerous to life or health. The appropriate […]

Portacount Fit Testing – The highest level of protection.

QUANTITATIVE RESPIRATOR FIT TESTING. THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF PROTECTION. In many of today’s workplace environments, a respirator and a proper respirator fit test are critical components of employee respiratory protection. Fire service and law enforcement employees, as well as industrial companies and healthcare professionals have come to depend on properly fitting respirators for protection from respiratory hazards, such as chemical and […]